Posts From Kashan Haider

How to Stay Safe with Heat Stroke Threats Looming all around you

For the past few days, citizens of different parts of the country, including Karachi, are being warned of soaring temperatures that are expected to cause severe dehydration and heat strokes. In 2015 we witnessed the chaotic aftermath of one of the worst climatic disasters to hit the country as the temperature reached 49 degrees and claimed the lives of nearly 2,000 people who died from dehydration and heat strokes. So

Over 1.2 Billion People Now Use Facebook Messenger

Its hasn’t even been a year and Messenger users have reached another milestone. The Facebook backed instant messaging app has just achieved 1.2 billion active monthly users. Even WhatsApp took 7 years to get to 1 billion users, Messenger has managed to do that in just 4. Comparing the numbers from last year, the increase amounts to 20 percent from July 2016 (1 billion). 71% of Facebook’s total active monthly users

After Backlash, Atta Ul Haq Qasmi Resigns as PTV MD

Famed columnist, Atta ul Haq Qasmi, recently faced scathing response from media when he tried to hold two executive positions at PTV at the same time. He has now relinquished the charge of Managing Director after widespread disapproval. Abuse of Power Qasmi is currently the Chairman of PTV, but last week, he tried to take over the charge of MD by calling the board of directors and passing a resolution

Now Available: These Are the Best Features of the Windows 10 Creators Update

Windows 10’s next big update is finally here and offers certain key improvements here and there. The differences won’t be noticeable from the get-go unlike the Anniversary update. This is one of the two Windows updates set to rollout this year. The Creator’s update (rolling out now) is the first one with the next one codenamed Redstone 3 coming out later this year. It will be available through Windows Update

RCCI Organizes the 3rd ICT Awards

The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) organized the 3rd ICT Awards (Information Communication Technology Awards) yesterday. Minister of State Ms Anusha Rehman was the chief guest on the occasion. The RCCI President Raja Amer Iqbal, Senior Vice President Rashid Waien, Vice President Asim Malik, Group leaders, former presidents, Chairman ICT Committee Raja Omar, Chairman PTA Ismail Shah , MD Pakistan Software export board (PSEB), Vice chairman IT committee Col.  Aziz

Punjab Has the Highest Number of Cyberbullying Cases: Report

According to the Digital Rights Foundation (DRF), based on the statistics collected via their Cyber Harassment Helpline, Punjab accounts for the bulk of the cases concerning cyber-bullying in Pakistan. The DRF data depicts that in the first four months of its operations, 513 queries were made via their helpline to register complaints. The total number of calls were 535 and out of those, 62% of the calls were made by

Here Are 6 of the Best YouTube Channels for Learning about Science

The internet is a mine of knowledge and if you are interested in learning about almost anything, you can find a good resource to learn about it online. What’s even better is that almost all of these resources are available for free, and even the ones that are paid charge you a nominal fee. Sites like KhanAcademy, Udemy, Coursera, all have whole academic courses available online. Even Ivy League colleges,

Safety Concerns: PIA Wants to Use 2 Grounded Planes for Umrah Flights

PIA management has decided to fly two grounded A-310 aircrafts for Umrah pilgrims. This has raised many questions regarding the passengers’ safety. Reports suggest that the national airline is putting lives at risk for commercial reasons. An aviation analyst, while commenting on the matter, said that if the A310 aircrafts were able to fly, they wouldn’t have been grounded in the first place. Either the decision to ground them was

PIA Executives Implicated Over Aircraft’s Sale For Less Than Scrap Value

A few months ago, it was reported that PIA sold an airworthy aircraft for a mere 53 lacs (€ 47,500) to a German airline. The matter put the PIA CEO, Mr. Bernd Hildenbrand, on the spotlight as it was purported that he gave that deal the go ahead. The deal concerns the Airbus A310, along with six engines and four auxiliary power units, which were worth millions according to Saleem